FGLASS™ X48

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Emulsion is a versatile family of products that adds value to a wide range of markets. Markets include paint & coatings, fiberglass, inks & OPVs, floor care, wood finishes, automotive care products, building products, carpets, die lubricants, fruit & vegetable coatings, textiles, and urethane foam.

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Usage

This sizing polymer provides exceptionally tight particle size control for fiberglass and other fibers used to reinforce polypropylene. It provides excellent strand integrity in chopped strand applications and contributes to great mechanical properties in the final composite. It is characterized by its small and very consistent mean particle size. As a binder it provides block resistance for soft goods. This product is APE free.

Description

Maleated polypropylene dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, continuous fiber, impact resistance, PP compatible
Nonwovensblock resistance

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH6.0 - 8.0
Shelf Life (mo) 6
Freeze/Thaw StabilityNone: protect from freezing
Percent Non-Volatile34.0 - 36.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Specific Gravity0.96 - 0.98
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (FGLASSX48)
AUB (FGLASSX48.E)
SNG (FGLASSX48.S)